In an editorial board interview with the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Cornyn says he broke with Trump on the border wall, but kept opposition private. Of course, Cornyn’s voting record and public statements show the exact opposite, and this willful misrepresentation of his own actual immigration record is classic Cornyn cowardice in his inability to stand up to Trump.… Continue »

Key Immigration Politics Stories Trump loves Dreamers so much he’s trying to deport them: Trump is cynically trying to pose as a champion of DACA while his administration is aggressively trying to end the program and subject Dreamers to deportation. Why immigration as a wedge issue has lost its edge: In 2016 and 2018, immigration… Continue »

DACA is on the ballot in November Shorter Trump: I Love Dreamers So Much I’m Trying to Deport Them DACA is on the ballot in November The Liar-in-Chief tackled last night’s question from a pro-DACA questioner with his usual bluster, obfuscation and mendacity. He said, “we’re gonna take care of DACA.” In fact, Trump has… Continue »

These truly are not normal times. And in this abnormality, an infinite number of offenses have aggravated the most basic standards of social coexistence and human integration: from direct and public bullying of less-favored immigrants to the separation of families at a border that has become a shameful scar, and where migrant children have borne… Continue »

Detainees from Cameroon, Congo, Haiti moved out rapidly, including some who are witnesses to DHS abuses. There appears to be an increased push by the Department of Homeland Security and the Trump Administration to remove Black immigrants.  A group of detained Cameroonian hunger strikers and protestors, as well as detained Congolese,  were deported Tuesday despite… Continue »

Watch the new video at:  A new video released today by America’s Voice highlights how America relies on immigrants. The video, narrated by former Trump undocumented worker Sandra Diaz, notes how the President’s hypocritical history of employing and exploiting undocumented workers “reveals the truth”: “America relies on immigrants like us. We put food on… Continue »

David Dayen on how Trump’s immigration radicalism has backfired   A must-read analysis by David Dayen in The American Prospect explores why “Trump Isn’t Talking as Much About Immigrants This Year.” Dayen captures that Trump’s immigration record is unpopular, how his attempt to run on immigration in 2018 “led to an historic defeat,” and concludes… Continue »

 What started as a few hateful dots on a map has spread like a virus The following is a statement from Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, reacting to the news and implications of the plot to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer: From the moment he descended the escalator in Trump Tower and slandered Mexicans,… Continue »

For President Donald Trump, even contracting COVID-19 becomes political theater, a continuation of the reality show that is his presidency, without caring about the well-being of those around him. Almost 210,000 persons, a large percentage of them Hispanic and African American, have died in the US from this virus without having the luxury, as Trump… Continue »

Slash refugee resettlement program to shreds   Last night the Trump administration announced the lowest target for refugees to be resettled in America since the passage of the Refugee Act of 1980. In response, Frank Sharry, Executive Director of America’s Voice, had this to say: Rescuing and resettling refugees is foundational to the American experiment.… Continue »